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Dr Kira Vinke

Advisory Board Chair

Head of Center for Climate and Foreign Policy at the German Council on Foreign Relations / Academic at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Contact:
vorsitz@beirat-zkp.org
Portrait Dr. Kira Vinke
Kira Vinke
Dr Kira Vinke is the Head of Center for Climate and Foreign Policy at the German Council on Foreign Relations and an academic at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. Since 2018, she has been a member and Co-Chair of the Advisory Board, and she coordinates the project on climate and security.

Dr Kira Vinke works at the German Council on Foreign Relations as the Head of the Center for Climate and Foreign Policy. She is also an academic at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.

Prior to this, Kira Vinke led the international East Africa Peru India Climate Capacities project (EPICC) at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. The project was on the connections between climate impact and migration flows and the various aspects of human security.

Kira Vinke conducted research at the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in New Delhi on water safety and energy governance. She worked as an advisor for the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on the subject of climate change and migration in Bangladesh, the Caribbean and the Pacific Rim, as well as for the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Work projects

Dr Kira Vinke is engaged in the following topics: